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If the Spacesuit Fits

Movement really moves Richard Fineman, a fourth-year PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology. Using wearable sensors and a range of complex modeling tools, Fineman is able to measure and understand a body in motion in unprecedented ways. He is using what he’s learning to advance…

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MIT linQ welcomes IDEA² Global teams for 2018

The 13 teams admitted to MIT linQ’s IDEA² Global for 2018 have begun their seven-month program, which provides intensive innovation method training, collaborative project development, team-specific mentoring, and expertise to help projects move from novel idea to real-world application. MIT linQ is an international biomedical technology innovation consortium, based in the Institute for Medical Engineering and Sciences (IMES). The…

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MIT-Tufts collaboration aims to advance translational research

The T.5 Capacity in Medical Devices Program is co-led by Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) Director Elazer R. Edelman. Photo credit: Bryce Vickmark A new collaboration between MIT and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)aims to accelerate device development for clinical studies. The T.5 Capacity in Medical Devices…

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Contact lenses that deliver drugs directly to the eye win health care prize

Winners of a prize holding XL check

Eight teams pitched novel inventions at MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize competition. A team from a Harvard Medical School affiliate saw its way clearly to victory at last night’s MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovation Prize competition, with contact lenses that deliver medications directly to the eye over days or weeks. For…

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